* Behind The Name forenames Version: 1.0

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Behind The Name forenames Version: 1.0

Post by Ron Melby » 13 Jan 2022 13:20

--[[
@Title: Behind The Name forenames
@Author: Jane Taubman
@Version: 1.0
@LastUpdated: October 2013
@Description:
Launches the Behind the Name Web site for the currently selected Given Names, showing the results in a tabbed dialog.
Useful for checking unusual names for likely sex and origin.
Behind the Name is a website for learning about all aspects of given names.
]]

Jane,
this plugin throws several script errors, and also has functionality issues, I expect they have updated their site code since 2013.
Thanks.
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Re: Behind The Name forenames Version: 1.0

Post by Jane » 13 Jan 2022 13:53

That is not the current version. Please ensure you have the latest version from the plugin store.

https://pluginstore.family-historian.co ... -forenames
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Re: Behind The Name forenames Version: 1.0

Post by Ron Melby » 13 Jan 2022 14:22

Jane,

check plugins gives me this: (cheek plugins is up to date)


"E. Not In Store" "1.0" " " "Behind The Name forenames" "Jane Taubman" " "

I do not believe I have changed a plugin name from the store but:

it is now Behind The Name (forenames) in the store. I got it now. Thanks
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Re: Behind The Name forenames Version: 1.0

Post by Ron Melby » 13 Jan 2022 15:57

I got it manually fromV6 plugins at the plugin store.

V1.1 doesnt work quite right either.

require("fhUtils")

it is not useable in V6, as is, needs loadrequire.
still many script errors.
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Re: Behind The Name forenames Version: 1.0

Post by Jane » 13 Jan 2022 18:07

I will update the listing to remove support for earlier versions.
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Re: Behind The Name forenames Version: 1.0

Post by tatewise » 13 Jan 2022 22:12

Fo me on FH v7 and Windows 10 the plugin V1.1 also produces lots of HTML script errors.
They are possibly due to the IUP web browser being Internet Explorer (IE) based.
IE becomes unavailable & unsupported next summer, so this plugin and some of my plugins will stop working entirely.
There seems to be no alternative replacement using say the Edge in place of IE that Lua Plugins can use.
Could FH provide a Plugin API function that offers access to its Edge browser engine?
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Re: Behind The Name forenames Version: 1.0

Post by Ron Melby » 14 Jan 2022 10:55

it also produces them on 6.7.2. also, jane, the v.1.1 for V6 doesnt actually used fhutils, so it runs with script errors, if you remove the require, don't know you would have to abandon it for 6.
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Re: Behind The Name forenames Version: 1.0

Post by tatewise » 14 Jan 2022 12:20

Yes, to maintain FH v5/v6/v7 compatibility just replace
require("fhUtils")
with
require("iuplua")
iup.SetGlobal("CUSTOMQUITMESSAGE","YES")


However, it still produces LOTS of JS and HTML script errors, probably due to using IE.
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